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WHUT
Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is iraq. it's just the twin sister. it's a ba'athist regime ruling a multiethnic society. iraq had a sunni minority ruling a shiite majority with kurds and other minorities on the side. syria has a shiite minority ruling a sunni majority with kurds and other minorities. they are mirror images of each other. now, what happened in iraq was we pulled the pin. we removed the dictator at the top and that led to an explosion sand what american did in iraq was the geopolitical equivalent >> rose: we weren't prepared for what would happen after we removed the pin. >> but then we did the geopolitical equivalent of falling on a grenade. we absorbed the entire explosion. we iraqis most of all. i'm saying our presence there prevented it from becoming a regional conflagration. and we then presided over-- largely because of mistakes originally-- but in many cases it was probably inevitable a civil war as the parties contested the new balance of power. we let them each test each other. they finally reached a point of exhaustion and balance. we then midwife add social contract between them and on the marg
PBS
Sep 3, 2012 6:30pm PDT
by kurdish militants on bases near the southeastern border with syria and iraq. >> 100 guerrillas took part in the operation, the latest in a growing number of attacks. they have also kidnapped turkish government officials in the last few weeks. >> the outlawed pkk attack under the cover of night near the iraq border. some 100 militants launched the attack, shooting at security posts with grenade launchers and machine guns. the clash went on for three hours. after daybreak, a turkish security forces cordoned off the area. seven were wounded. 10 were killed. about 10 members of the pkk killed as well. a car bomb blamed on them killed 10 people including civilians. there has been a sharp increase between fighting groups. they fear the group is gaining strength. they held a memorial for the soldiers. their bodies were flown out by helicopter. >> for the latest, let's go live to tomas in istanbul. how serious is the situation after this? the usually launched large scale offenses in the wake of the type of attacks. >> it has been the same case right now. the sophistication of the latest pkk atta
WHUT
Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
for their role in the deaths of prisoners in iraq and afghanistan. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. mitt romney accepted the republican presidential nomination thursday night with a vow to revive the u.s. economy and a plea to voters disappointed with president obama's first term. >> how many days have you woken up thinking something special was happening in america? many of you felt that way on election day four years ago. hope and change had a powerful appeal. tonight ask a simple question. if you felt that excitement when you voted for barack obama, shouldn't you feel that way now that he is president obama? [applause] you know there's something wrong with the kind of job his son as president and the best feeling you had was the day you voted for him. >> we will have more from romney's speech after the headlines. the justice department has announced it will not prosecute anyone involved in the killing and torturing of prisoners in cia custody after a three-year investigation. the justice depar
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in iraq, reformed the stun loan system. no record, steve? >> well, i mean, what ryan is trying to sell there is rationalization. i mean, that -- line in the speech really is -- designed to trigger an emotion in poem. designed to take the swing voters who i am talking about -- administration with a lot of accomplishments. the congress in 2009, 2010 was as accomplished or more accomplished than any congress since the great society days. they can be aware of that at some level. but the calculation there from romney, ryan people, is they -- ultimately want to vote obama out because of where the economy is and how economic anxiety is. they are looking for something they can tell themselves it will make it okay to vote him out. what paul ryan is offering there. again, i'm not sure that will be enough to win the election on but it is a -- testament to the power of how -- bad economy can hurt a president that that sort of strategy has the -- tie right now heading into this convention. >> now, jonathan, the president slammed romney specifically for his failure to address the war in afghanistan
CNN
Sep 4, 2012 9:00am PDT
in iraq. now she wants a shot of doing it in washington as a congresswoman. next hours, democrats called him the last lie whereon of the hou. former congressman barney frank about what he thinks of the party's new stance on gay marriage. >>> and it is the kind of stage that can just vault a young politician into superstardom. we're going to take a look at the latest details. the keynote address from the fresh faced mayor from san antonio. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. so why exactly should that be of any interest to you? well, in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. like the transatlantic cable that connected continents. and the panama canal that made our world a smaller place. we supported the marshall plan that helped europe regain its strength. and pioneered the atm, so you can get cash when you want it. it's been our privilege to back ideas like these, and the leaders behind them. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years,
Comedy Central
Sep 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
and beaker. >> why are you so mat hateful. why do you want to keep people in iraq longer than they need to be here. do you ever watch this show. i guess you sleep through it because you missed it three timingtimes in a row. >>jon: i guess the weather in scarborough country is rainy with a bit of the arrrr we own have time for one of you i'm going to go with wyatt. >> . >> samantha: whoa i'm ready nowo go with wyatt. >> samantha: i'm like ten times. >>jon: you are great ou you and your husband are great. and i thought we would go with wyatt to get a different perspective. >> samantha: okay.great. if i may. i would like to address all of the people who have supported me on my extraordinary journey of media analysis. like diane johnson an elder whri woma --elderly woman in wichitao held my hand and begged me to keep analyzing. or timmy let's say baker a little boy who sold his buy cycle to afford one more month of cable to watch my segment even though they are free on our website. to you i say let it go. now we must unite and let wyatt give you your media analysis. if we don't jon will hav
Comedy Central
Sep 4, 2012 12:05pm PDT
senator's son, a national guardsman soon to ship out to iraq, spoke eloquently about his father's asacrifice in the face of family tragedy. >> please welcome beau biden. >> and my brother banana fanna foe biden. [laughter] >> i'm -- i'm -- i'm uncomfortable with real emotion. >> senator biden took the stage, but never forgot where he came from. >> and i'm honored to represent the first state, my state, the state of delaware. >> is that delaware over there? or did pennsylvania just take a dump? boom, boom! but of course joe biden is on the ticket to brew up obama's porcelain white collar. >> almost every single night i take the train home to wilmington, delaware. sometimes very late. as i sit there in my seat, i look out that window, and i see those flickering lights of the homes that pass by, i can almost hear the conversation they're having at their kitchen table. >> sounds something like this -- why can't we pay our mortgage? why is joe biden -- why do we live near the train tracks? but mostly he did what vice presidential candidates are supposed to do -- try to get into some
Comedy Central
Sep 4, 2012 12:35pm PDT
in iraq. i will also renew the tough, direct diplomacy. i will cut taxes. i will build new partnerships to defeat the threats of the 21st century, terrorism and nuclear proliferation, poverty, genocide, climate change and disease. >> and then, on my second day. i will put everything back. on my second day, everything will go back to the way it was. give me something to do on my third day. and then. if senator obama's positive vision of the future didn't do anything for you, perhaps i could interest you in a negative look at the past. >> we love this country too much to let the next four years look just like the last eight. on november 4th, we must stand up and say, eight is enough. >> jon: we must take it one day at a time. to restore good times and happy days. whether you're married with children or just friends, cheers to you, "monday night football." it was a night of historic moments. the first african-american nominee and a stadium full of democrats chanting -- >> jon: don't be nervous. they're not saying "u.s.a., they're saying "boo s.a." while it can't get freakier than that. ♪
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
detroit should go bankrupt, you're going to hear about ending the war in iraq, he's going to say that thing about every american getting their fair shot and playing by the rules. if you're a fan, a fan enough to go to a speech like this, you likely know what you're going to hear in broad strokes. today, today on the campaign trail, there was this moment in ohio where the crowd totally thought that president obama was going somewhere that he was not actually going. they started to audibly react as if he was talking about something that they pretty clearly really wanted him to talk about. but he was not going where they thought he was. listen. >> now, there was one person at governor romney's convention last week who wasn't entirely on script. no, no -- >> no, no. the crowd is sort of half booing and half starting to applaud. and a lillal excitement that president obama is about to talk about the off skrift guy from last week, right? he's going to talk about this clint eastwood thing, but that's not what the president is about to do at all. behold an ortorical letdown in ohio. >> t
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 2:00pm PDT
states. there are patriots who oppose the war in iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in iraq. we are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the united states of america. >> wow. you know, governor, i'll call you bill, known you forever, i was with a crowd, african-american crowd in a tough neighborhood north philly before the election in 2008, it's a tough crowd, tough neighborhood. they needed a lot of things they aren't getting there, all right. a lot of poverty. the biggest applause line from candidate obama, i'm going to bring this country together. that's what people got teary eyed over. i hear it here, feel it here, it's still what the country wants. they don't want to be minorities against majorities, straight against black, they want a united country. can this president still do it? >> he can still do it. he's going to do it. what you're seeing now again is that coalition coming together. brian and i are from the west. the president virtually won most of the western states. he won new mexico, he won colorado, ne
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
for the first time in american history. now nearly four years into his first term, with the war in iraq over and the war in afghanistan still on, with osama bin laden dead, auto industry rescued, economy out of the freefall it was in but nowhere near where it needs to be, tonight the democratic party makes its case for four more years for president barack obama. an address tonight from the first lady. keynote tonight from a young fast-rising star who even republicans say could be the first latino president. the democrats make their case for young voters, latinos, for women, middle class. it starts tonight. msnbc's prime time coverage of the democratic national committee begins right now. ♪ >> thank you for joining us. i'm rachel maddow. here with me are ed schultz,al sharpton, steve shmitt. lawrence o'donnell will be joining us as well. leading our coverage from charlotte, north carolina, the site of the democratic convention this year, it is, of course, my friend and colleague chris matthews. chris, the data is mixed on whether republicans got any sort of bump in the polls out of their co
WETA
Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
their first vote, face a different set of issues from the iraq war that loomed large last time. >> some of the issues that weren't as prominent are now coming into light for education and health care. those weren't an issue during the campaign in 2008 so much as the war in iraq was, etc. but for us, you know, we're focused on college, focused on health care, focused on equality and i think those are things that are having more focus. >> reporter: as the city's convention seventh celebration, carolina fest, there were signs democrats can still count on carrying young voters. >> reporter: the reaction from the r.n.c. and the republican picks, the v.p. pick has angered a lot of people. i think their platform is very extreme. i go to university of tennessee chat no goo ga and in two days we registered almost 200 students. most of them seem like democratic prospects. >> suarez: but will they vote? >> i think a lot of my peers aren't voting. i think most of them don't care yet or feel like they'll make a difference even if they do vote. >> suarez: she says students will see a big difference u
CNN
Sep 4, 2012 3:30am EDT
could have taken iraq. usually when you have a series of things, it's like, that's an a, that's a b. what happens when all five are as? >> it was basically awful. >> economic adviser austan goolsbee watched in horror as the stock market dropped more than 500 points in a day. >> there was a bottle of bourbon sitting there in the campaign. it had been there for a year and a half and i said, man, if there ever was a day to have a drink of this emergency bourbon, it's today. >> and then it got worse. >> the next day, dropped another 500 points. and then late in the campaign, it happens again and somebody says, where's the bourbon? i said, the bottle's empty. >> the emergency bourbon was gone and the economy was in dire shape. one month before his inauguration, barack obama called an urgent meeting during a chicago blizzard. >> the president meets for the first time with all his economic advisers as a group for four hours. everybody is in the room is struck with the gravity of the situation. >> i said, mr. president, this is your holy bleep moment. you are facing the worst downturn since
KCSMMHZ
Sep 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
, that appears to be the syrian national council. the opposition seems the united about post-assad iraq. >> after assad false, i think a democratic unpatriotic government will be formed. they will take power on an interim basis and draw up a new constitution. >> once assad has left, national of reconciliation is what counts. since he has been stirring up syrians against each other. >> for now, assad does not look like he's leaving any time soon. his military opponents are few and we can is military opponents are divided. -- political opponents are divided. >> the berlin international literature festival is getting underway. authors from around the plant have been coming to the event. >> but there is a political current flowing through this week's events. a chinese writer opened the event on the note of freedom -- he discussed free speech. this -- there are art events with works by chinese dissidents, but one of the highlights is when a double prizewinning author presents a collection of her new problems. we're happy to be joined now by the young author from zimbabwe who is presenting some of his
PBS
Sep 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
extensive war in iraq has now come to an end. a step in the right direction. the automobile industry was gone, it's number one again. working in ohio it's in the right direction. >> woodruff: my point is what we heard from senator reid is criticism of mitt romney. is that going to be enough. >> no. they are benefiting from it. the americans whose health was covered now, the message is more healthcare and the message that an unnecessary war has ended. i think if we do that andç remn positive andç remain call throh the count attack, you're not american, you're not born, you're not one of us it comes down to that level of k35eu7bing. >> ifill: we'll listen to some members of the house. when you look at the face on the party how has it changed since us ran for president in 1988. >> in equality, you see more women in different roles now. i think -- used to see blacks and latinos and whites and browns in south carolina. the act pulled down the walls and built bridges. you can have the carolina in that -- we have made a new america and we're not going back, we're going forward. >> ifi
CBS
Sep 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
who served in iraq, fill ed a courtroom. his lawyer says the victim in the case was posing as an adult online and he was fooled. >> it shows the dangers of use of social networking, not just by a minor child who could get molested or assaulted, but by an adult who could get placed in the situation. >> he was called a hero by fairfax county officials after he tried to save an lek electrocution victim. folks say he brandished a gun at the victim's sister and her boyfriend after a car chase. his bail was reduced today from $1 million to $300,000. in rockville, scott broom, 9news now. >> a car just sitting in the middle of the road. the engine running and nobody behind the wheel. but get this, in the back, police find an 8 month old girl strapped in her car seat. this all went down in the wee hours of monday night in duple fridayings and police say they have now tracked down the driver. it's a relative from woodbridge and now he is charged with child neglect and drunken driving. >> one week ago today, hurricane isaac made land fall in louisiana and now we are getting the first official
FOX Business
Sep 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
, and iraq to bring the soldiers back. i always took the boy, that is what i do. they have a great sense of social consciousness and people's sensitivity. whether it is one of the boys or daughters, they have an amazing sense of foreign politics. >>neil: i always thing about guys like you in the public spotlight as trailblazers whether people agree or disagree but and this president and his role as a dad, it is hard to juggle all of that. >>guest: you think about the great ballplayers, following that are parents, it is good to have role models, so if there must be pressure, have it be pressure up, not down. >>neil: do you think the ticket is under pressure? that it is dead even in the polls, make the republicans gout a bounce and maybe the democrats got a bounce it and is dead even but not a place an incumbent wants to be. >>guest: he has had tremendous odds including fighting right to vote the most fundamental of all rights. we are in north carolina, this is the new south, a new south because the manies and civil rights activists were successful in holding up the south to voting rights.
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
in tampa, florida, people know that this president promised to bring the law in iraq to a close and that's been done. he promised to save the automobile industry. that's been done. this president has promised to deliver to the american people affordable accessible health care. that's been done. and much more could have been done if he could get some cooperation from the other side. and i think most american people know that the president has time and time again tried to move the country forward and from day one, the evening that he was inaugurated, republicans were meeting in washington to try and bring down his presidency. and people know he that. so the president, not knowing about that meeting and thinking that he was was on the up and up did not realize the extent to which the republicans would go to try to sometime any his programs. i think most american people know that and they're beginning to focus on it. >> to your point, congressman, president obama did promise back in 2000 # 8 to close the partis divide. let me splay that for you. >> in this country we rise or fall as one nati
CSPAN
Sep 4, 2012 1:00am EDT
come home by the end of this month. [applause] he said ending the war in iraq was tragic. i think it was the right thing to do. i said we would end that war. we did. i said we would go after a al qaeda. we did. i said we would take out bin laden. we did. [applause] our troops are out of iraq. we are bringing them out of afghanistan, and as long as i am commander in chief, we will serve our veterans as well as they served us, because no one who fights for this country should have to fight for a job or a roof over their head when they come home. that is why i am running for a second term. we have got some big choices we have got to make, and the other side is going to spend the next two months fighting back with everything they have got. they are going to give you an avalanche of attack ads and insults and distractions, and they may mossad's the truth a little bit -- massage the truth a little bit, and they will be given $10 million checks from wealthy donors. even if you do not vote for them, they say maybe we will discourage people with all these negative ads so you will decide to
Current
Sep 4, 2012 3:00am PDT
in iraq is over. we're winding down the war in afghanistan. look at healthcare. some 50 million americans could not afford to -- couldn't get healthcare even if they could afford to buy it four years ago. today, there are 36 million more americans covered by health insurance, pre-existing condition requirement on the part of insurance companies no longer list. healthcare is in place. we're as close to universal healthcare something we've talked about for 100 years we're as close to it as we've ever been in this country. look at the market. market was below nine, maybe even below eight under george w. bush. today it's aren't you tenley -- routinely closing above 13,000. corporate profits reported for the last three years. the highest ever on record. one record after another. look at the automobile industry. four years ago in bad, bad shape. mitt romney saying we ought to let it collapse. president obama moved in. today, the auto industry is back bigger than ever. i mean jobs, 800,000 jobs lost. private sector jobs l
Current
Sep 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to be are you better off now than four years ago the iraq war being over is a slam dunk. >> cenk: now, the other thing of course which was a huge foreign policy win and part of the reason mitt romney did not mention foreign policy in his speech is we killed a guy called bin laden, i believe. any mention of that area gets people to remember oh, right! this president made a pretty -- did a pretty good job in getting the guy we needed to get. it is a big loss for the republicans. part of the reason they want to stay away. >> eliot: the swift vote effort is beginning on that. they say you take your opponent's most powerful piece of evidence. try it, twist it. they have the veterans group funded by i'm not quite sure whom, don't give the president credit for that. give the soldiers which the president has always done. they're saying let's deflect that away and put the democratic party and the president on defense when they talk about that rather than let the about president say they talk. >> jennifer: on the human side, we'
CNBC
Sep 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
had a lot of troops in iraq when barack obama became president. the truth of the matter is barack obama put gm back together. osama bin laden was at large. barack obama got rid of him. i would say this president has done a pretty damn good job and we're definitely better off than we were four years ago. >> archer, your response to this whole question of being better off than we were four years ago is going to come back on the show. it's one of our themes. how do you react to what howard dpeen just said? >> i give governor o'malley from my next door state of maryland. his first instinct was not to fix his face, to say something that he knew would sound absurd to the american people. the reason he would not say we're doing better off because the way american people see that is not. housing prices are still under water for many families. the foreclosure rate is still high. it's very tough to sell a house and make any kind of a profit on it. and we just finished two opening quarters this year where grope is barely above 1%. so given all the promises the administration made four years
CNN
Sep 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to the ill conceived war in iraq and signed into law historic health care reform. a dream that was already decades overdue when i called for it at this convention 36 years ago. and he has done it all in the face of bitter, unyielding and in fact unprecedented partisan opposition. overseas, president obama has restored the reputation of the united states within the world community. dialogue and collaboration are once again possible with the return of a spirit of trust and goodwill to our foreign policy. of course, there remains much to do. in communities across america and in countries around the world, life is too hard for too many people. we see their struggles and our hearts go out to them. and in the coming years, our hands must continue to reach out to them. yet for all that remains to be done, at home and abroad, the evidence is overwhelming. president obama is a leader for america, as we have placed the onslaught of some of the most complicated, domestic and international challenges to confront any u.s. president in modern times. it's up to all of us to make sure that the american pe
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
and iraq, 38 times in the democratic platform. afghanistan and iraq, 11 times in the republican lat forplatfo. the word patriot four time this is the republican, zero in the democratic platform. but the references to the war -- >> a long ways from the bush administration. >> i was just going to say, there was always this theory that -- did the republican party hand national security for the long term back to the democrats? >> i don't know if it's for the long term. among military families, i think there is still strong support for republicans. they tend to be more center right nationally. but that is what kills osama bin laden will do for a democratic president and it's also what a republican president will do for the republican party. >> the last one here, if it doesn't tell you where the democratic party thinks it has to be now, the words word, together, coalition, democratic platform, 28 times. together 23. coalition 3 times. and the republican platform 6, 6 and 1. tells you the priorities of how they think they speak to their parties. >> he has to focus on moving forward. for th
PBS
Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that the president did the right thing in getting our troops out of iraq. and i go t alot of lie of duty funerals, charlie. a lot of gf nevers do. nothing will make me happier than to have those men and women home. >> what's the president's, is there an obama doctrine s there a foreign policy you can look at and say here, i understand what the president is doing in foreign policy. >> well, i think the-- i think what we understand, what i see the president doing in foreign policy is recognizing the america's greatest power is its pwer of our principals, that-- principleses, that we're recognized as a great nation because of our commitment to liberty, freedom, justice, equal rights, for men and women. and i think that the president understands that and i think his foreign policy is one of an enlightened engagement with other cultures and nations of the world. and i believe that that is really bhas's in america's best interest. >> give me a sense of how you see where america is, and what it needs to do in the next ten years to be all that it can be. >> i think we needo retn ourr sees. our parents an
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 3:00am PDT
the president. he was down in talking not only the anniversary of the year in iraq and people make commitments all the time butch each said we'd get out of iraq and we did. he said we in virginia looking at it through our eyes, the president won virginia in 2008 when he was a neophyte running against a bona fide american war hero. this a battle tested president who made very difficult decisions. he's made tough decisions here and virginians respect him. >> are you confronted at all by voters as you make your rounds in the state with the feeling that some people express, a lot of people express, the weight of this war, being carried by almost when you're in the middle of two wars your guardsmen and women are getting redeployed repeatedly. i wasn't to the deployments, i went to the funerals, i went to afghanistan to see our guards men and women there. the military families with the relief that these repeated deployments is coming to an end. i know time between deployments is decreasing. at quantico they're not being given to start tomorrow. they're being told your active. >> first of all, i love
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